2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Kilgore
Project Discovery

Item 134 #2h

Item 134 #2h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2007 $0 FY2008 $400,000 GF

Page 129, line 39, strike "$2,447,750" and insert "$2,847,750".
Page 129, line 50, strike "$800,000" and insert "$1,200,000".

(This amendment provides $400,000 the second year from the general fund to Project Discovery. The current proposed budget contains $800,000 each year for this initiative. These funds are to fund approximately one-half of the cost of the program in Abingdon, Accomack & Northampton, Alexandria, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Bedford, Bland, Campbell, Charlottesville, Cumberland, Danville & Pittsylvania, Fairfax, Franklin & Patrick, Goochland & Powhatan, Lynchburg, Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond City, Roanoke City, Smyth, Surry & Sussex, Tazewell, Williamsburg & James City, and Wythe and the salary of a fiscal officer for Project Discovery. The Board of Education shall determine the Project Discovery funding distributions to each community action agency. Allocations shall be on a per pupil basis for students enrolled in the program.)